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simotes, Tilapia Boulenger [G. A.] 1911:75 [12], Pl. 3 (fig. 4) [Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (Serie 3). v. 5 (no. 45); ref. 580] Kakindu, Victoria Nile and Jinja, Ripon Falls, Uganda. Syntypes: BMNH 1911.3.3.160-163 (4?) Jinja, BMNH 1911.3.3.156-158 (3) Kakindu, BMNH 1911.3.3.159 (1, skeleton); MSNG 12396-98 (1, 7, 6). Type catalog: Tortonese 1963:337 [ref. 10350] with 12936 as holotype. On p. 12 of separate. •Synonym of Haplochromis nigricans (Boulenger 1906) -- (van Oijen et al. 1991:148 [ref. 20956]). •Valid as Neochromis simotes (Boulenger 1911) -- (Seehausen et al. 1998:167 [ref. 23435]). Current status: Valid as Neochromis simotes (Boulenger 1911). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Victoria Nile, Uganda. Habitat: freshwater.